Building Community One Note at a Time

Noah Blocker-Glynn, Artistic Director


For Immediate Release:


Greater New Haven Community Chorus
Announces 2014 Fall Concert Plans

New Haven, CT – October 14, 2014 – Greater New Haven Community Chorus will be presenting their annual Fall Concert on Saturday evening, December 13 at St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, under the direction of Noah Blocker-Glynn, Artistic Director, with Mark Sullivan, accompanist.

The GNHCC Fall 2014 Concert – War & Peace – Reflection, Honor and Hope is a concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the 75th anniversary of the start of World War II, honoring those who served, and the hope for peace.  The program will feature Requiem for the Living with chamber orchestra by noted composer Dan Forrest.  The program will also include Veni, a new composition on historic war texts by composer Matthew Cramer, the music of Bach, and other selections celebrating peace, hope and love.

GNHCC will be joined for this performance by Connecticut Children's Chorus - Primi Voci, for young treble voices.  The Connecticut Children's Chorus (CCC) is one of the region's most comprehensive youth chorus programs.  Under the artistic direction of Dr. Stuart Younse, CCC continues to thrive as our region's premiere children's chorus, boasting performance invitations with the region's best professional ensembles and provides strength and excellence in training Connecticut's youngest talented voices.  The Connecticut Children's Chorus is now the official children's chorus of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

Concert tickets are available through GNHCC members and online at

Greater New Haven Community Chorus consists of approximately 100 voices and draws its membership from throughout the greater New Haven area.  GNHCC strives to embrace the wide diversity of the community and is committed to making quality music accessible and approachable for audiences and members alike.  Greater New Haven Community Chorus was founded in 1963 as a venture in community singing and continues to perform with pride and distinction.

For more information about GNHCC, please visit or email: [email protected]



Media Contacts:

Dennis Burke
Marketing/PR Chair, GNHCC Board
[email protected]

Katherine McManus                                                             
President, GNHCC Board                                                     
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* Note: A limited number of media pool complimentary tickets are available through Brown Paper Tickets for pre-screened members of the media with a Brown Paper Tickets media pool account at